Brenda Runnegar

Local artist wins prize – creativity recognised. Well done Brenda.

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Singapore Visual Arts news

news about Art Stage Singapore – Jan 2018

Posted by The Art Museum on Saturday, 2 December 2017

Summer 2017-2018 – Canberra Visual Arts

Recommendations for 2017 summer Canberra visual arts

Here’s my list of exhibitions  – recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra  during December 2017 – January 2018.

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NGA Australian Collection

A highly recommended visual arts experience is to meander around the first floor galleries of the National Gallery of Australia – to take in the Australian collection exhibitions.

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NGA International Art Exhibition

A highly recommended visual arts experience is to visit the National Gallery in Canberra and to take the time to explore the selections of the NGA’s collection exhibitions.

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National Portrait Gallery collection exhibitions

Any time you are wandering through Canberra galleries, make sure you allow time to meander through the permanent collection galleries.

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Michael Taylor at Nancy Sever

for fans of Michael Taylor’s work and for those wanting to see the works of a highly successful artist – get yourself along to nancy Sever’s new gallery at Gorman House in Canberra. Recommended.

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women in public art

Good piece by Gina Fairley on women in public art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Venice Biennale

two stories that illustrate the problems with this event.

first story – the Venice Biennale story continues…..

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 31 October 2017

and there’s more..

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trump fakery

can the fakery of Trump get any more bizarre? short answer – yes.

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 19 October 2017

Rosalie Gascoigne at the NGA

Exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia

The other day I visited the NGA and was very pleasantly surprised by an exhibition in the first Australian Art exhibition space (near the old front door).

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Gerhard Richter

GERHARD RICHTER: THE LIFE OF IMAGES14 OCT 2017 – 4 FEB 2018 GOMA, Brisbane

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 9 October 2017

Artlink Magazine

Artlink September 2017 – out now…

Posted by The Art Museum on Thursday, 5 October 2017

Southeast Asian Art

After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History Through Jan. 21 at Asia Society

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Spring 2017 – Canberra Visual Arts

Recommendations for 2017 spring Canberra visual arts

Here’s a list of exhibitions my recommendations for anyone thinking of visiting Canberra in spring of 2017.

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Another Green World

Another Green World: The Landscape of the 21st Century

Another Green World surveys art of the landscape in the contemporary era by female contemporary artists both emerging and established.

The exhibited works will encompass an historical consciousness of the landscape genre both from Western and Indigenous traditions as well as being an open speculation about the future of the biosphere itself.
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when a museum monetizes its collection

when a museum decides to sell, monetizing, their artworks to fund the administration – maybe it is time to close the…

Posted by The Art Museum on Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Dianne Firth Textiles

Textiles as seen at CRAFT ACT November 2013

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(originally published on a Word or Two)

It has been a while since I wandered into the exhibition venues of Craft ACT , the local craft council. On the main walls was an exhibition “Art Quilt Australia: people, place and nation“.

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Singapore Art Museum

Posted by Benjamin Milton Hampe on Monday, 21 August 2017

A Century of Japanese Prints

A Century of Japanese PrintsAugust 11, 2017—January 28, 2018Saint Louis Art Museum

Posted by The Art Museum on Monday, 14 August 2017

Cezanne Portraits

Jonathan Jones on the influence of CézanneCézanne Portraits at Musée d’Orsay, Paris, til 24 SeptNational Portrait Gallery, London from 26 Oct til 11 Feb 2018.

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 11 August 2017

Picasso in Chicago

a wonderful story about public art

Posted by The Art Museum on Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Matisse in the Studio

Matisse in the StudioRoyal Academy, London until 12 November

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Public art gallery collections

a quote that has a warning for a few art gallery directors in Australia – "Led astray by Campbell’s headlong embrace of…

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Joan Ross

2017 Ravenswood women’s art prize

Artist Joan Ross wins the Ravenswood women's art prize

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

Xanthe Gay

exhibition: Botanica Eclectica at X Gallery

Silver exhibition dedicated to Robert Foster

Posted by The Art Museum on Sunday, 6 August 2017

bring back our art galleries

Jonathan Jones on getting rid of tourists rushing through galleries – to bring back slow tourisms – urging people to stop and enjoy the art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

Jonathan Jones review

Jonathan Jones reviews Matisse in the StudioRoyal Academy, London, 5 August to 12 November

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

Jonathan Jones and tourism in galleries

Jonathan Jones on getting rid of tourists rushing through galleries – to bring back slow tourisms – urging people to stop and enjoy the art.

Posted by The Art Museum on Friday, 4 August 2017

Politics of landscape

the 2017 Wynne Prize finalists

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Wynne Prize 2017 finalist James Drinkwater, ‘Passage to Rungli Rungliot’, oil on hardboard, 180x360cm. © the artist Photo: Felicity Jenkins, AGNSW Prudence Gibson, UNSW

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Katsushika Hokusai

from the Great Wave to Starry Night, how a blue pigment changed the world
File 20170718 22039 dlajiDetail from Katsushika Hokusai, The great wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki namiura), (1830–34), from the Thirty-six views of Mt Fuji (Fugaku-sanjū-rokkei) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Felton Bequest, 1909 (426-2)   Hugh Davies, La Trobe University

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